Nagaland COVID tally rises to 10188

DIMAPUR, NOV 17 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/17/2020 1:02:35 PM IST

Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally rose to 10,188 on Tuesday after 163 fresh cases were reported-- 133 in Peren, 14 in Dimapur, 3 in Phek and 1 in Tuensang.

Further, out of 10188 cases, the distribution across various categories include 4260 cases from the armed forces/police, 1741 returnees, 3713 traced contacts and 474 frontline workers.

PTI: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 88.74 lakh (88,74,290) with 29,163 infections being reported in a day while the death toll climbed to 1,30,519 with 449 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

India has conducted 12.65 crore tests for detection of COVID-19 so far with 8.44 lakh tests being done on Monday. Since November 14 less than 9 lakh tests have been conducted per day for detection of the disease in the country. 

On November 13, 9,29,491 samples were tested. Before that India on an average was conducting over 11 lakh tests per day.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 82,90,370 while the number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the seventh consecutive day. 

There are 4,53,401 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 5.11 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. 

The total recoveries have surged to 82,90,370  pushing the national recovery rate to 93.42 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.47 per cent.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. 

It went past  50 lakh on September 16,  60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11 and crossed 80 lakh on October 29. 

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,65,42,907  samples have been tested up to November 16 with  8,44,382 samples being tested on Monday. 

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of 

Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

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